I know she was a regular little girl, a person with her own hopes and dreams before she was my mom. It's hard for us as children to picture our parents as people. I mean, you're telling me they had lives before they devoted it all to us? Indeed.
Many people claim they can't afford to have children, but if we want to maintain our social safety net and standard of living, we can't afford not to.
Patti Callahan Henry's novella The Perfect Love Song is an early Christmas present for readers who like their love stories short and sweet.